Aaron Schumacher

Partner

  • Education: Dartmouth College, A.B. • William and Mary School of Law, Order of the Coif, J.D. • New York University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Admitted: State of CT , 2004 • State of NJ, 2005 • State of FL, 2005
  • Year joined: 2007
  • Year became partner: 2012

Overview

Aaron advises in international and domestic income and estate tax planning, federal income tax practice and procedure.  He has particular expertise with intra-family and multi-family office pooled investment and holding vehicles and providing advice to closely held businesses with US tax issues at either the ownership or operational level.

Publications and speaking engagements

'The Old and New' (Recent tax and regulatory changes) Withers LLP conferences on 8 February 2011 in Zurich and 9 February 2011 in Geneva. The conference explored the latest developments in tax and securities law which affect private investors and their structures  

"FATCA and the New Taxation Rules of US Securities" before the Swiss Association of Independent Financial Advisers (S.A.I.F.A.) on January 28th 2011

"Trusts under Attack - Protecting Your family Structure" Withers LLP conferences in Zurich and Geneva on November 24th and 25th 2010

Instructor for International Aspects of United States Income and Transfer Tax for the Executive Master of Advanced Studies in International Taxation 2010 on July 9th & 10th and December 4th of 2010 at the University of Neuchatel.

"US HIRE Act 2010" (Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment) conferences on 8 June 2010 in Geneva and on 9 June 2010 in Zurich. The conference focused on exploring the main aspects of the HIRE Act and it was presented by Withers LLP Wealth Planning team. 
 
"Life Insurance and Tax Planning for American Clients" Academy and Finance SA on June 1st 2010 in Geneva

Co-author - "Proposed U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: Impact on Non-U.S. Financial Institutions, Intermediaries and Investment Vehicles" for the World Securities Law Report December 2009

Memberships

American Bar Association Section of Taxation

On a personal note

Aaron enjoys reading, jogging along the New England coastline and spending time with his wife, Amanda, and their bulldogs.

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